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Dr Rene Stolwyk works in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University as a Lecturer.

Rene is a research and clinical neuropsychologist. He has extensive clinical experience based at the world-renowned National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queen Square London. Dr Stolwyk's general research interests include understanding the cognitive, emotional and behavioural sequelae following brain injury. His current research program includes investigations of reduced awareness and insight following stroke, cross-cultural issues in neurorehabilitation, and return to driving following traumatic brain injury.

Dr Stolwyk is currently supervising a number of doctoral students across a range of projects in the area of clinical neuropsychology.


  • Neuropsychological function
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Psychological measurement
  • Traumatic brain injury

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Projects 2010 2020

Research Output 2005 2018

Characterizing on-road driving performance in individuals with traumatic brain injury who pass or fail an on-road driving assessment

Stolwyk, R. J., Charlton, J. L., Ross, P. E., Bédard, M., Marshall, S., Gagnon, S., Gooden, J. R. & Ponsford, J. L. 15 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuropsychological Functioning in Mid-life Treatment-Seeking Adults with Obesity: a Cross-sectional Study

Prickett, C., Stolwyk, R., O’Brien, P. & Brennan, L. Feb 2018 In : Obesity Surgery. 28, 2, p. 532-540 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Determining the potential benefits of yoga in chronic stroke care: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Thayabaranathan, T., Andrew, N. E., Immink, M. A., Hillier, S., Stevens, P., Stolwyk, R., Kilkenny, M. & Cadilhac, D. A. 2017 In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 24, 4, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview Article

Do Smartphones have the Potential to Support Cognition and Independence Following Stroke?

Wong, D., Wang, Q. J., Stolwyk, R. & Ponsford, J. Dec 2017 In : Brain Impairment. 18, 3, p. 310-320 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle